Cancer Bioinformatics Australia
June 25th, 2024

VCBS2022 Program

Session 1, Wednesday, November 30

Monash University College, Docklands

01:30 PM - 03:15 PM
Chairs: Ramyar Molania and Andy Chen

Keynote speaker
01:30 PM - 2:15PM
Owen Reckman (Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore)
Title: TBA

02:15 PM - 02:30 PM
Chelsea Mayoh (Children's Cancer Institute, Australia)
Title: Value of RNA‐sequencing in precision medicine expands beyond fusion

02:30 PM- 2:45 PM
Peinan Zhao (Monash University, Australia)
Title: Genomic comparison of primary dermal melanoma (PDM) and subcutaneous
metastatic melanoma (SCM)

2:45PM - 3:15PM Afternoon Tea

Session 2, Wednesday, November 30

Monash University College, Docklands

03:15 PM - 05:00 PM
Chairs: Bernie Pope and Claire Sun

Keynote speakers
03:15 PM - 4:00 PM
Katherine A Hoadley (University of North Carolina, United States)
Title: A pan-cancer perspective to cancer classification

04:00 PM - 04:35 PM
Tony Papenfuss (WEHI, Australia)
Title: Making sense of cancer chromosomes

04:35 PM – 04:50PM
Yingxin Lin (The University of Sydney, Australia)
Title: A statistical framework reveals molecular heterogeneity in response to
treatment at single-cell resolution

04:50 PM – 05:05 PM

Ariane Mora (University of Queensalnd, Australia)
Title: Signature Regulatory Clustering (SiRCle) integration reveals mechanisms of
phenotype regulation in renal cancer

05:05 PM ‐ 05:30 PM
ABACBS 2022 Awards

Session 3, Thursday, 1st December

RMIT building 80 (445 Swanston Street Melbourne) level 7, SAB Function space L7

9:00 AM to 10:15 AM
Chairs: Saskia Freytag and Sehrish Kanwal

Keynote speaker
9:00 AM – 9:45 AM
Raphael Gottardo (University of Lausanne, Switzerland)
Title: Using single-cell and spatial transcriptomics analyses to dissect responses to immunotherapy

09:45 AM – 10:00 AM
Jessica Holien (RMIT University, Australia)
Title: Identification of novel therapeutic targets in mucinous ovarian cancer

10:00 AM- 10:15 AM
Fen Yang (Monash University, Australia)
Title: Deciphering epigenetic alterations during T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Morning tea

Session 4, Panel discussion

10:45 AM - 11:25 AM

Title: Bridging the gap between bioinformaticians, basic biologists and clinicians

Chair: Nadia Davidson

Katherine A Hoadley (University of North Carolina, United States)
Tony Papenfuss (WEHI, Australia)
Shahneen Sandu (Peter Mac, Australia)
Sarah Best (WEHI, Australia)
Nick Wong (CSL, Australia)

11:25 AM - 11:35 AM VCBS 2022 Awards
11:35 AM Lunch